New Music Report: YACHT

September 9th, 2009 by Rolling Stone Leave a reply »

Rolling Stone’s Christian Hoard names Yacht’s See Mystery Lights his “Christian Rock” pick of the week in the latest edition of the New Music Report. Get a listen to summer jam “Summer Song” and learn a bit more about the Portland duo above. Jona Bechtolt and Claire Evans record dance music tricked out with oddball spoken word sections, sing-along hooks and an assortment of sound effects. It can be raw, snarky and luxuriantly digital and it’s like a Talking Heads album in sensibility — topics covered on See Mystery Lights include gentrification and the afterlife — but while it’s arty music, it’s easy to get down to.

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